Thrive Renewables granted membership of the Social Stock Exchange

London, January 13th 2017 – the Social Stock Exchange – the UK’s public market for impact investing – has today announced that Thrive Renewables (www.thriverenewables.co.uk) has been approved as a member following the ratification of its impact report by the independent Admissions Panel.

Thrive Renewables provides an efficient and rewarding financial connection with sustainable energy, uniting shareholders and bondholders in direct investment in a cleaner, smarter energy system.

The Social Stock Exchange enables its accredited impact issuers to raise capital or undertake primary or secondary listings of debt or equity instruments.

About the Social Stock Exchange

The Social Stock Exchange provides access to the world’s first regulated exchange dedicated to businesses and investors seeking to achieve a positive social and environmental impact through their activities. The aim of the exchange is to help these businesses connect with investors and unlock capital at scale.  All issuer member companies must meet a rigorous set of criteria before joining, including the publication of an Impact Report.

Approved membership of the Social Stock Exchange stands at 46 firms with a combined value of over £2.5bn.

The Social Stock Exchange has an agreement with ICAP Securities & Derivatives Exchange Limited (“NEX”) to operate the Social Stock Exchange branded market segment for impact businesses.

The Social Stock Exchange Ltd (FRN: 625231) is an appointed representative of Kession Capital Limited (FRN: 582160) which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) in the UK.

NEX is a Recognised Investment Exchange operating a regulated market and a growth market and provides a secondary market trading facility.  NEX is supervised by the FCA.

For more information please contact:

Tony Cross
Monk Communications
T: +44 7973 284 749
E: tony@monkcommunications.com

Tomás Carruthers
Social Stock Exchange
T: +44 (0) 203 608 8056
E: t.carruthers@socialstockexchange.com

Matthew Clayton
Thrive Renewables
E: Matthew.Clayton@thriverenewables.co.uk